Island News

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has censured the Andaman and Nicobar Police (ANP) for tardy implementation of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS)...
Mayabunder, 19 Apr 2018/--/Committed to fast-pace developmental activities and address public concerns on priority, the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi (retd) held at public meeting at APWD Guest House...
BETAPUR, 19 Apr 2018/--/Swachh Bharat Parv was observed by Gram Panchayat, Shivapuram in Middle Andaman on Wednesday. To celebrate the occasion, a cleanliness drive was conducted in different government offices located...

West Bengal & Other States

Patna, 15 Apr 2018/--/Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today said all schemes for 'Mahadalits' in the state will now be extended to the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories. "We have taken a decision that all the schemes being run by Mahadalit Vikas Mission for the development...
Kolkata, 15 Apr 2018/--/Traditional delicacies, straight out of grandmothers' kitchens, were served today at specialty restaurants in the city on the occasion of Naba Barsho (Bengali New Year) as many citizens of Kolkata gave staple home food a miss to dig into nostalgia with the entire family. At...

Stand Alone

Picture shows Ms Roopa Lall, Sr. Correspondent of The Echo of India presenting a gift hamper to Shimaz Shabeer, KG-II, Carmel. Sr. Sec. School, Goal G...

Hills (Darjelling) News

MIRIK, 19 Apr 2018/--/Family discussion resulted to death of a person who got engaged with his cousin at Mirik’s Jaman Singh Gaon under Thurbo Tea Garden.The incident occurred on Wednesday night around 9 pm when the...

National News

NEW DELHI, 15 Apr 2018/--/In a bid to protect retired public servants from "unnecessary harassment" in claiming reimbursements under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to...
NEW DELHI, 15 Apr 2018/--/The family members of a 45-year-old man, who died after being hit by a car, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 14 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. MACT Presiding...

Business News

Kolkata, 3 Apr 2018/--/A container train on Tuesday left for Bangladesh from the Majherhat station here in a trial run which is likely to soon turn into a regular service to meet the growing demands for faster and safer...
NEW DELHI, 3 Apr 2018/--/Apportioning blame to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) over the PNB loan fraud , Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary Tuesday said there had been "no apparent audit" by the central bank...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 3 Apr 2018/--/Market benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty managed to close higher for the second straight session on Tuesday, led by gains in banking, auto, PSU and power stocks despite weak global cues. Banking shares gained after the Reserve Bank allowed lenders to spread provisions for...

Political Delicacies

24 Dec 2017/--/With Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as Congress president over, all eyes are now on who will all make it into his team. The general view is that Rahul will have a good mix of the old and youn...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 19 Apr 2018/--/Sikkim Yuva Shakti Front, a newly opened poiltical party on Wednesday informed that it has opened by the right commitment and determination of all the youths of Sikkim for the true security and...
SILIGURI, 18 Apr 2018/--/With the world celebrating World Heritage in the name of International Day of Monuments and Sites, government has neglected to preserve Siliguri’s oldest railway station Siliguri Town Station...
BAGDOGRA, 18 Apr 2018/--/District Industries Centre, Siliguri with the support of Bagdogra Paradrishti Society helped 25 underprivileged women to become self empowerment through government’s   Entrepreneurship...

Echo World

London, 15 Apr 2018/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) this week will mark India's enhanced engagement with the multilateral organisation,...
Pyongyang, 15 Apr 2018/--/North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with a high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang, amid a flurry of diplomacy following Kim's recent surprise visit to Beijing. Song Tao, who heads the...

Reflex Action

19 Apr 2018/--/Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli came to New Delhi on a three-day visit last week. The tone for the talks he had with the Indian side was set by Oli himself. Three days before he left for Delhi, Oli told the Nepali Parliament that he would not sign any agreement with Indi...

Editorial

19 Apr 2018/--/Cricket lovers will be happy at Sourav Ganguly becoming president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), succeeding Jagmohan Dalmiya who suddenly passed away a few days ago. Dalmiya had turned cricket into a multi-million-dollar industry. Dalmiya had successfully made India the country that came to dominate world cricket, marginalizing the White teams like England, Australia an...